News: Department of Criminal Justice

UNLV students in caps and gowns celebrating commencement
People | May 9, 2018
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Breanna Boppre
Research | May 8, 2018
Boppre channeled her childhood experience into a lifelong goal of bringing changes to the incarceration system in order to help people rebuild their lives.
portrait of woman
People | April 18, 2018
Alexis Kennedy wins 2018 Community-Based Research Award for a study that includes the views of survivors.
Max Ornelas throws a left uppercut
Athletics | April 17, 2018
Criminal justice student Max Ornelas juggles hitting the books and hitting the heavy bag as a pro boxer.
Campus skyline
Campus News | March 27, 2018
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership
Portrait of Yuri Graves, UNLV's first emergency manager, stands by a call box.
People | March 23, 2018
The university's emergency manager comes by his experience with crisis planning courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Melissa Rorie at a gaming table.
Research | February 26, 2018
Criminal justice professor Melissa Rorie digs into the relationship between Nevada's casinos and its gaming regulators.
Portrait of Amanda Gordon, Alumni Board and Volunteer Relations Coordinator
People | February 26, 2018
So married to UNLV that she had her wedding reception on campus, this alum says working at her alma mater is a natural progression.
Tamara Madensen outside T-Mobile Arena.
Research | December 21, 2017
UNLV professor uses crime science to head off chaos in public spaces.
woman with laptop next to sleeping man
Campus News | December 11, 2017
Some inspirational words from Rebels who've made it through another fall semester.
Body camera on police officer.
Research | November 27, 2017
Study conducted for U.S. Dept. of Justice by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy, non-profit research organization CNA, and Las Vegas Metro Police.
couple at desk filled with holiday cards
UNLV History | November 19, 2017
Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.